Stewart Acuff

May 23

The Real Dr. King: My New mini e-Book!

In honor of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists having their annual convention in Atlanta Memorial Day weekend, I’ve created a free mini e-Book called The Real Dr. King that I want to give

Feb 10
My recent speech at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration!Play

My recent speech at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration!

I recently had the privilege of speaking at the United Campus Workers’ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration in Knoxville, TN. Check out my speech from the event

Aug 30

Obama Speaks on the 50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s “I Have A Dream” Speech

Organizers like me and many of you scheduled the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington on a Saturday. We all know you can turn out the most people on a Saturday when

Aug 27

A Leader’s Memorial

Last night activists, civil rights leaders, and Ambassador Andrew Young gathered at the AFL-CIO Headquarters in Washington, DC to honor civil rights and union organizer Rev. James Orange. I was privileged to be asked to

Aug 26

Remembering the Legacies

What a perfect time to have a march and rally on the nation’s mall commemorating the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. We still need both jobs and freedom, and we still

Jun 13

The UAW and the Struggle for Social Justice

While many amongst us may grow weary in this time of economic crisis, political stagnation, and a resurgent radical right-wing movement bent on turning back the 20th century, we would all do well to

Jun 10

The Beloved Community.

Midnight tolls its chime I try to ignore it because I know I need the sleep Still the chime tolls and another Night of sleep is a night of sleep And roaming and writing and wanting And waiting for the

Jan 22

Happy Day

Waking this historic day in Atlanta The day our nation formally Inaugurates its first Black President for the Second time – hallelujah, hallelujah! Waking in the hotel I slept so many parts of Nights in his first history-making run Waking

Jan 18

The Lessons Today’s Organizers Can Learn from Dr. King

Today begins one of the most important weekends in American history. Over this three day weekend, our nation will inaugurate and celebrate the second term of our first African-American president – one of the

Jan 17

Dr. King and the “Poor People’s Campaign”

I’ve been on several long, in depth national and local radio interviews this week. Of course, one of the most fun and most interesting was on Atlanta Pacifica public radio WRFG which I listened

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